|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
The Tigers are off the betting board and have no odds to win the championship. They are projected to win 49 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 68. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +2000 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 0.3% at 60/1, 1.6%. In simulations they finish last in the AL based on projected wins.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
After 149 games, their expected win percentage is 39% based on the money line odds. At 45-104 they short of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-3620 units). They are not good against the spread (62-87) for a -2132 loss. Their under-over record is 71-67 with 11 pushes. In their next game vs the Indians they are only winning 24% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their average run differential is -1.95 which ranks #15 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #15 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams. Based on run differential, they are trending up. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -1.46 (#12 over this stretch).
TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Christin Stewart who is projected to be the #31 outfielder the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|58||Alcantara, Victor||RP||6-2||190||04/03/1993||3||No College|
|48||Boyd, Matthew||SP||6-3||234||02/02/1991||5||Oregon State|
|24||Cabrera, Miguel||DH||6-4||249||04/18/1983||17||No College|
|46||Candelario, Jeimer||3B||6-1||221||11/24/1993||4||No College|
|30||Castro, Harold||2B||5-10||151||11/30/1993||2||No College|
|49||Castro, Willi||SS||6-1||170||04/24/1997||1||No College|
|67||Cisnero, Jose||RP||6-3||245||04/11/1989||3||No College|
|50||Demeritte, Travis||RF||6-0||180||09/30/1994||1||No College|
|73||Diplan, Marcos||SP||5-11||198||09/18/1996||0||No College|
|45||Farmer, Buck||RP||6-4||232||02/20/1991||6||Georgia Tech|
|33||Garcia, Bryan||RP||6-1||203||04/19/1995||1||Miami (FL)|
|17||Greiner, Grayson||C||6-6||239||10/11/1992||2||South Carolina|
|64||Hall, Matt||RP||6-0||199||07/23/1993||2||No College|
|19||Jackson, Edwin||SP||6-2||215||09/09/1983||17||No College|
|77||Jimenez, Joe||RP||6-3||272||01/17/1995||3||No College|
|18||Lugo, Dawel||3B||6-0||190||12/31/1994||2||No College|
|62||McKay, David||RP||6-3||205||03/31/1995||1||No College|
|7||Mercer, Jordy||SS||6-3||210||08/27/1986||8||Oklahoma State|
|44||Norris, Daniel||SP||6-2||185||04/25/1993||6||No College|
|63||Ramirez, Nick||RP||6-4||232||08/01/1989||1||No College|
|26||Reininger, Zac||RP||6-3||185||01/28/1993||3||No College|
|22||Reyes, Victor||CF||6-5||194||10/05/1994||2||No College|
|60||Rodriguez, Ronny||2B||6-0||180||04/17/1992||2||No College|
|71||Schreiber, John||RP||6-3||215||03/05/1994||1||No College|
|65||Soto, Gregory||RP||6-1||236||02/11/1995||1||No College|
|27||Zimmermann, Jordan||SP||6-2||225||05/23/1986||11||No College|